The Diplomatic Society

 
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

ANC ward 82 meet Singapore

10 July 2018

The capital of South Africa, Tshwane is host to one of the largest diplomatic representations in the world. It has an advanced and developed logistic and infrastructure that allows missions to be resident in Tshwane as envoys to South Africa while serving several other countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) as well as in Africa.

Photo: (l-r) Andrea Kühn, Director South and Central Asia (DIRCO), Kgathatso Tlhakudi, Deputy Director General (DPE), High Commissioner Thai-Keong Chua of Singapore and Ambassador Vika Khumalo, former Ambassador of South Africa to Turkey, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan

A significant number of the diplomats reside in suburbs demarcated as ward 82 as represented in the Tshwane Metro council.  The African National Congress (ANC) Tshwane Region Ward 82 branch executive committee (BEC) members are utilizing the opportunity to interact with these high ranking officials of the diplomatic community in their area to exchange ideas and share knowledge.

‘Sharing the Singapore success Story’ with H.E Mr Thai¬-Keong (T.K) CHUA, High Commissioner of Singapore, was an event organized by the BEC that took place in the suburb of Waterkloof in Tshwane.


Singapore is at the top of many global indices with regard to Socio Economic standards; Singapore Airlines and Changi Airport rank among the best in the world; the GDP per capita at $50 000 is a hundred times more than a few decades ago when Singapore was a bug infested swamp.

Singapore has today positioned itself as a global hub and transhipment point.

What contributed to Singapore’s meteoric success and at what cost? What examples do these hold for South Africa? High Commissioner Chua shared the vision of Singapore’s leadership and experiences of the City State as it relates with South Africa.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
_________________________________________________

February/March 2020

 
 
.
_________________________________________________

Translater


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

  
 
 
 
 

 
 
                                                     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

<|> <|> Indonesian Tourism responds to Millennials and wins Award 8 October 2019 "The challenge to the tourism world is not getting easier. It is not only the global economic slowdown, but also a change in... <|> A MEMORIAL, CORONATION, ENGAGEMENT AND A WEDDING: A ROYAL AFFAIR by Stella Sigcau 15 October 2019 September and October months were very busy in the royal calendars throughout South Africa... <|> Culture and Heritage Tourism Boost the Economy of the Mpondo Kingdom Mbotyi and Mngazi 15 October 2019 By Stella Sigcau Mpondo Kingdom is known for its cultural richness, beautiful... <|> SADC enhances cooperation with Indonesia 15 October 2019 ”Indonesia is ready to be part of the African development, especially in the southern African region” Photo: Ambassador of the Republic... <|> A rising star ready to make it internationally by Stella Sigcau 16 October 2019 Azemahle Lwanda Matebese a 13 year old, grade 8 scholar from Durban Girls High School has had a passion for dancing... <|> Korea calls for ease of doing business in SA 2 October 2019 This year marks Korea’s 4,352nd anniversary since its national foundation, and the 71st anniversary of its Armed Forces Day. In South... <|> Russia-Africa look to deepen scientific ties 14 October 2019 With a week to go until the first ever Russia-Africa Summit, Russia has emphasised the need to expand and deepen scientific ties between... <|> SA, Nigeria commit to condusive business environment 4 October 2019 The governments of South Africa and Nigeria have committed to creating a conducive business environment that will make it easier... <|>
© copyright 2011-2017| The Diplomatic Society| All Rights Reserved.